Salisbury Press

Monday, October 22, 2018

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in Local News

Oct. 19

Mother-Son Halloween Party for boys ages four to 12, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Lower Macungie Community Center, 3450 Brookside Road, Macungie. Pre-registration is limited to 25 couples. Wear your favorite Halloween costume. Music will be provided by a local DJ. Participants will enjoy beverages, snacks, a costume contest, a mummy wrap and much more. For additional information, visit www.lowermac.com or call 610-966-6924.

Oct. 20

The...

ELECTION POLICY

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

As we approach the Nov. 6 General Election, the East Penn Press and Salisbury Press, in the interest of fairness, will halt the publication of columns by local government officials and letters to the editor submitted by or about those running for office.

The last week for publication of columns by local government officials running for office was the Oct. 10 edition.

We will, of course, continue to cover the local races, in news stories generated by our own reporters.

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WESTERN SALISBURY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by REBECCA FOEHRKOLB in Local News

The Western Salisbury Elementary PTA is holding the fall book fair. Students will visit the fair with their classrooms either Oct. 17 or 18. But the big event is the book bingo 6-8 p.m. Oct. 19. There will be a visit from Scholastic character Geronimo Stilton, a cupcake raffle and for every student who plays bingo – a free book. Come out, have fun, win some books and buy some, too.

Salisbury Township schools will have an early dismissal Oct. 19. The high school and middle school...

SALISBURY POLICE

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in Police Log

A resident in the 2800 block of Green Acres Drive reported 5:50 a.m. Oct. 4, an unknown person went through a vehicle on the property.

An employee at Salisbury High School, 500 E. Montgomery St., reported 3 p.m. Oct. 4 receiving an email stating the person’s social security number was suspended. Police advised the employee it was a scam.

A resident in the 2500 block of College Lane reported 7:45 p.m. Oct. 5, an unknown person went through a vehicle on the property and change...

EDITOR’S VIEW

Wednesday, October 17, 2018 by The Press in Opinion

This is not an obituary.

Nor is it a political commentary.

This Editor’s View mourns the death of things I and many others grew up with, including bar soap and top sheets.

Yes, that’s right. According to a recent news article, Generation Z individuals born between 1995 and 2010 and millennials born between 1981 and 1996 are changing the world as we know it — for those individuals have stated they no longer use bar soap, only liquid soap.

And, they don’t use top...

SALISBURY TOWNSHIP POLICE

Thursday, October 11, 2018 by JIM MARSH in Local News

Salisbury Township Police Department officers joined with police departments in all 50 states Oct. 3 with Coffee with a Cop community outreach efforts to improve trust and build relationships – one cup of coffee at a time.

The gathering was held 1 to 3 p.m. at the Lehigh Street South Mall Starbucks store with township citizens coming and going, grabbing a complimentary cup of coffee and asking questions or making comments about police department efforts in their neighborhoods.

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EPSD EDUCATION FOUNDATION

Thursday, October 11, 2018 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

The East Penn School District Education Foundation, along with the Emmaus High School Counseling Department, held its first 2018 Career Exploration Fair Oct. 4.

This event was open to all Lehigh Valley students in sixth through 12th grades and their families.

Representatives from over 50 businesses set up tables in the high school and talked with interested students about various career paths.